Tag Archives: Don Bluth

Animation Anecdotes #358
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
April 13, 2018 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #358

“I didn’t understand this thing until the opening night. They never let me see any rushes. We started on the film in 1934 when I was 18 and it went on until I was 21.”

Animation Anecdotes #353
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
March 9, 2018 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #353

Leonard Maltin wrote Jay Ward a letter when he was twelve years old and Ward wrote back “on wonderful embossed Bullwinkle stationery!” Thus began a lively and very friendly correspondence.

Animation Anecdotes #352
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
March 2, 2018 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #352

In 1982, Don Bluth discussed his next picture, a modern-day fairy tale, based on a very old story. That project, East of the Sun West of the Moon, was never produced.

Animation Anecdotes #351
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
February 23, 2018 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #351

Actresses Cynthia Leake and Emma Samms were among the rotoscoped performers for Teegra in Bakshi’s “Fire and Ice” – a character named on the Frazetta model sheet as “Tygra” .

Rock and Roll Animated Videos
THUNDERBEAN THURSDAY
January 11, 2018 posted by Steve Stanchfield

Rock and Roll Animated Videos

Here’s a few animated music videos that are a little less seen. Some of these have some nicely executed animation, while others don’t quite get there – but each is an interesting watch.

Animation Anecdotes #342
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
December 15, 2017 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #342

Don Bluth recalls, “Many people were saying, ‘Don’t touch animation. It’s a dinosaur that doesn’t work anymore’. But American Tail went on to gross over $150 million and suddenly, it looked viable again”.

Animation Anecdotes #337
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
November 10, 2017 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #337

“For the titles of The Pink Panther Strikes Again, we decided to send up old movies. Among the films and personalities spoofed were King Kong, Buster Keaton and Dracula .

Animation Anecdotes #335
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
October 27, 2017 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #335

In 1991, for a Tokyo Amusement Park, Sullivan Bluth Special Projects (for Landmark Entertainment) created animation based on a Japanese fable called “Princess of the Moon”.